Equinor, Shell, and TotalEnergies – oil and gas players that continue raising their stakes in the renewable energy sector – have been selected by the French government to participate in the country’s first tender dedicated to floating wind.
Crown Estate Scotland, which is currently reviewing the ScotWind Leasing Round applications, will open a new leasing process early next year, dedicated specifically to offshore wind projects which support the decarbonisation of the oil and gas sector, and to small-scale innovation projects of less than 100 MW.
Norway, Western Europe’s biggest oil producing nation, plans to expand its green energy industry and strengthen its power grid, but isn’t willing to budge when it comes to exploiting its oil and gas resource
A Dutch court on Wednesday ordered Royal Dutch Shell to significantly deepen its planned greenhouse gas emission cuts, in a landmark ruling that could pave the way for legal action against energy firms around the world.
Quickly growing turbine numbers, installed in deeper waters offshore and farther out to sea are needed to serve accelerating demand for wind energy, but safety issues for such structures go beyond the feats of civil engineering making them possible.